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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_sports

Olympic sports are sports contested in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. The 2016 .... Therefore, the sport of aquatics includes a total of 46 Olympic events , of which 32 are in the discipline of swimming, ... In the early days of the modern Olympics, the organizers were able to decide which sports or disciplines were ...

www.olympic.org/sports

Official list of all summer, winter and historical Olympic sports. Learn about the disciplines, sports and events that are part of the Olympic Movement.

www.topendsports.com/events/summer/sports

Complete list and details of all the Olympic Games sports and events which are part of the modern summer Games.

www.britannica.com/event/Athens-1896-Olympic-Games

The inaugural Games of the modern Olympics were attended by as many as 280 athletes, all male, from 12 countries. The athletes competed in 43 events ...

www.olympics.mu/modern-olympic-games.html

The Olympic Games have come a long way and the Modern Olympic Games committees have added a lot more events than the ancient Greek Olympics of the  ...

www.livescience.com/2782-olympic-events-history.html

Jul 27, 2012 ... Since the birth of the Modern Olympics, a number of events have come and gone. And most of the discontinued sports, listed below, led short ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-modern-olympic-games

On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. ... The track- and-field events were held at the Panathenaic Stadium, which was originally ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-modern-olympics-is-held

At the first modern Olympics, 241 male athletes (and no women) representing 14 nations competed in 43 events. America's James Connolly became the first ...

www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics/sports.html

The ancient Olympics were rather different from the modern Games. There were fewer events, and only free men who spoke Greek could compete, instead of ...